Month: May 2022

Travel Inspiration: Port, Ports & Palaces: Inside Portugal

Travel Inspiration: Port, Ports & Palaces: Inside Portugal

Often called the Little Country on the Edge of the Sea, Portugal is small only in its size on the map. This is the land of courageous seafarers, stunning castles, and rich port wine. Here life is meant to be savored like a fine meal – immerse yourself in the bustle of a riverfront city [...]
Travel Inspiration: Gently Barging Through France

Travel Inspiration: Gently Barging Through France

Barges were once the workhorses of Europe’s developing nations. Back then they carried everything from potatoes to lumber. Today these boats have been reborn as slender, elegant masters of the French canal for a lucky few who wish to uncover the secrets of the countryside, village by village, in grand style.   During our sample [...]
Travel Inspiration: The Ageless Inspiration of Normandy

Travel Inspiration: The Ageless Inspiration of Normandy

Normandy. What does the name conjure up? D-Day, of course, and American GIs hitting Omaha Beach. But the region’s history reaches much further back—to A.D. 708, when, in more peaceful times, an angel spoke to a bishop and asked that he build an oracle. And to 1066, when the Duke of Normandy set sail on [...]
Travel Inspiration: Winding Through the Best of Burgundy

Travel Inspiration: Winding Through the Best of Burgundy

Prepare your taste buds for an almost indescribable experience. We begin in Paris, then make our way through Burgundy’s most precious terroirs. As we go, educate your palate on the subtleties of reds and whites grown and bottled in some of the prettiest wine villages you’ve ever seen. During our 10-day Winding Through the Best [...]